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Report: Top 5 Ways Laser Scanning Can Save Money in the Design-Build Process

February 28, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management, Modeling

From inexpensive collection practices such as photogrammetry to the decreasing cost of laser scanners, the tools that make 3D capture possible are becoming more available to a wider audience. And as 3D data capture becomes more utilized throughout a variety…

Smart Grid Technologies Continue to Spread

February 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Driven by increasing shares of renewable energy in the electricity generation mix and by the need to update aging grid infrastructure, global investment…

Pole Star Reveals NAO Cloud, First Online Indoor Location Platform

February 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management

Pole Star, a pioneer in indoor location technologies, is redefining the future of the indoor location market with the launch of its new indoor location…

New Solution Helps Utilities with Incident Management After a Storm

February 26, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

While utility companies across large areas of the Midwestern and Northeastern United States work to restore utility service to their customers, 3-GIS, a leading GIS software solutions company, highlighted its release of a powerful tool for the utility industry…

Bentley's InpectTech Adds Mobile Infrastructure Asset Documentation

February 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Inspectors have a new level of mobility with InspectTech Collector Mobile on the iPad. This app enables quick and effective collection of infrastructure asset information and completion of inspections in the field. A streamlined interface delivers valid…

Bentley’s InpectTech Adds Mobile Infrastructure Asset Documentation

February 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Inspectors have a new level of mobility with InspectTech Collector Mobile on the iPad. This app enables quick and effective collection of infrastructure asset information and completion of inspections in the field. A streamlined interface delivers valid…

Murrieta, Calif. Deploys Public Safety GIS Solution

February 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

GIS capabilities for public safety agencies have advanced significantly over the last few years. The City of Murrieta, Calif. Police Department has continued to upgrade their technology to ensure that they have the latest tools.  Murrieta recently moved to…

Cadcorp Launches Location Intelligence Product for the Insurance Sector

February 25, 2013 - in Corporate

Specialist British GIS software developer Cadcorp, has announced the immediate availability of Web Map Layers for Insurance. The product brings together the location of both assets and hazards into a single geographic information system, and provides location…

senseFly’s New eBee Drone Demonstrates its Mapping Capabilities in the Swiss Alps

February 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

senseFly successfully demonstrated the 3D mapping capabilities of its fully autonomous mini drone under extreme conditions. Last weekend the eBee conducted a mapping mission in the mountains above Zermatt at altitudes of up to 3000 meters. Several flights…

Topcon and PPP Collaborate on Sign Inventory Management Solution

February 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) and Professional Pavement Products (PPP) have formed a partnership to create a custom mapping solution for specialized asset management projects. The collaboration includes retroreflectivity readings along with the capability…